The Best Cookies You Can Get Around the World

Best cookies in the world
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Cookies are considered one of the best comfort foods out there. They’re simple, delicious, and come in almost limitless varieties. Almost every country in the world has its take on cookies that you can rarely encounter anywhere else. This is why we decided to introduce you to some of the best cookies around the world that you might not even know they exist. Who knows, maybe they’ll prompt you to take a cookie-themed trip.

Alfajor – South America

Alfajor is a cookie that is popular all over South America. You can find it in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Peru, and most other countries on the continent, with each one putting its spin on the treat. The most common variant consists out of two round cookies with dulce de leche filling between them.

Chocolate Chip Cookies – United States

It’s so easy to fall in love with chocolate chip cookies. They’re soft and crunchy, go great with milk and never get boring.

Jammie Dodgers – UK

Jammie Dodgers can be found in Britain, where they are arguably the most popular cookie there is. They consist out of shortcakes and various jam fillings like raspberry, strawberry, and lemon.

Macaron – France

Macarons originated in France in the 16th century and continue to be considered the country’s staple cookie. In the meantime, it has spread all over the world, and it is hard to find a person that didn’t have it at least once. It’s even harder to find someone who only had it once since it’s sooo good.

Stroopwafel – Netherlands

Stroopwafel is a famous Dutch cookie that has two wafer layers and caramel filling between them. So simple, yet so tasty.

Yakgwa – South Korea

Yakgwa is probably the oldest cookie on our list, dating all the way back to the 7th century. The cookie is made out of wheat-based dough that is later fried and then soaked in syrup.